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Jim Fowler collection

Jim Fowler collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jim Fowler collection
Creator: Fowler, Jim, 1930-2019
Inclusive Dates: 1969-1983
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 Box and 1 Oversized Folder)
Collection Number: ms4130
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Born in Albany, Georgia, Jim Fowler is a zoologist and former host of the television show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, for which he won four Emmy Awards.

Scope and Content

Consists of materials pertaining to the career of zoologist and television host, Jim Fowler. Mostly consists of photgraphs of wildlife animals as well as two photographs of Jim Fowler appearing on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Also includes two maps of the Animal Forest designed by Jim Fowler. Although many of the materials are undated, many items appear to have originated in the 1970-1990s, at the height of Fowler's career.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jim Fowler collection, ms4130, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Albany (Ga.)
Animals -- Photographs.
Emmy Awards.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Drawing of an owl - signed by Andy Saunders, 1983
11Framing Print by Canadian wildlife artist J. Sharkey Thomas (2), Undated
11Letter from Ruth Ansel at the New York Times, Undated
11Newspaper clippings, 1969-Undated
11Wildlife Preserve, Largo, Maryland brochure, Undated
12Animal illustrations by B. Brodkin, 1985
12-3Photographs, Undated
1Map of the Animal Forest designed by Jim Fowler (2), Undated
1Oversized photographs, Undated